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Writing a Feminist Epic: A Conversation about ‘Las Extraterrestres’

Juliana Borrero Echeverry, Author

October 26, 2023 · 12:00 pm1:20 pm · 3rd Floor Atrium, Aaron Burr

Program in Latin American Studies

Author Juliana Borrero Echeverry (Bogotá, 1973) will discuss her writing and recent book, Las Extraterrestres (Cajón de Sastre, 2021), a feminist work of poetic fiction set at the end of the world, where language mutates and extraterrestrials set the stage for a new way of living on planet Earth. Graduate students Grace Monk (Comparative Literature), Nora Muñiz (Spanish and Portuguese), and Tatiane França Rangel (Spanish and Portuguese) will describe their experience translating Las Extraterrestres, and the presenters will share excerpts from both the original Spanish text and the translation.

This event is open to students, faculty, visiting scholars and staff. Portions of the talk will be in English and Spanish. Lunch will be provided while supplies last.

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